Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Nasdaq Announces ESG Reporting Technology Solution

New platform seeks to simplify corporate sustainability and ESG reporting process for public companies NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced today it will offer corporate clients an environmental, social, and governance

Voter education: EC’s top priority in 2020

PUTRAJAYA, The Election Commission (EC) is making voter education its top priority this year and is planning to visit 2,400 secondary schools nationwide for this purpose, said EC chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun."We want to visit schools, engage with ...

Police cripple syndicate selling drugs via WeChat

KUALA LUMPUR, The police have crippled a drug distributing network using the WeChat application as a medium to find clients after two local men and a Thai woman were detained in two raids in Cheras and Kajang, on Monday.Cheras district

Federal Court dismisses Kelana Megah’s appeal for additional compensation

PUTRAJAYA, The Federal Court has dismissed MPHB Capital Bhd wholly-owned subsidiary Kelana Megah Development Sdn Bhd's appeal pertaining to its claim for additional compensation over the acquisition of its land by the Johor government for the Petronas ...

Kalabakan to be Sabah’s agro-food hub

KALABAKAN, An area covering 1,200 hectare in Luasong here will be developed for mixed farming towards making Kalabakan an agro-food hub in Sabah.Kalabakan Member of Parliament Ma'mun Sulaiman said the project, an idea mooted by Agriculture and Agro-b...

Trailer catches fire, causes massive traffic jam

IPOH, A trailer lorry transporting recycled goods caught fire today on the north-bound stretch of the North-South Expressway just after the Menora Tunnel, causing massive traffic congestion for up to six kilometres.A PLUS spokesman said all lanes had t...

10 per cent toll discount on second Penang Bridge for CNY

BATU KAWAN, Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB), the concessionaire for the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge (JSAHMS), is offering a 10 per cent discount on toll for motorists using the bridge on Chinese New Year (CNY).JKSB chief executive officer

Veterinary Dept will ban six antibiotics on livestock, come Aug 31

PUTRAJAYA, The Department of Veterinary Services has banned six antibiotics from being used on livestock from Aug 31.The six antibiotics are erythromycin, enrofloxacin, tetracycline, ceftiofur, tylosin, and fosfomycin."The ban is aimed at improving the...

Saudi Arabia imposes new charge of SAR300 for haj visa

SEPANG, The Saudi Arabian government will charge haj pilgrims SAR300 (about RM326) each for visa issued beginning 1441H/2020M haj pilgrimage season, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.Mujahid said the newl...

Bersatu election candidates reminded to avoid money politics, abuse of power

PETALING JAYA, Candidates for the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) elections have been reminded not to resort to money politics and abuse of power to win votes.Bersatu Elections Committee chairman, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar said if there were re...